Craven County Swim Meet

Last Updated: April 2, 2024

Location: Twin Rivers YMCA 100 YMCA Ln, New Bern, NC 28560
Date: April 6th, 2024

General Information

We plan on traveling down on Friday and staying at in New Bern so we can get up early the next morning for the swim meet. We are planning to leave from the Special Olympics North Carolina office in Morrisville
(2200 Gateway Centre Blvd # 201, Morrisville, NC 27560) at Leave SONC office at 2:00pm. Please arrive at the office no later than 1:45pm. Our estimated arrival back on Saturday will be between 5:00pm-5:30pm. Please keep an eye on your email for the exact arrival time. A detailed schedule can be found below.


The events that the athletes are registered for can be found below.

Things to Pack

They will need to pack for the overnight stay and the competition. We are only going for an overnight trip so no need to pack the kitchen sink.

  • Swim suit – in swim bag
  • Goggles – in swim bag
  • Swim cap – in swim bag
  • Towel(s) – in swim bag
  • Water Bottle – in swim bag 
  • Shower items for the pool – in swim bag
  • SONC or Raleigh Racers shirt to wear on podium for awards – in swim bag
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant and any other personal items 
  • Change of clothes to wear to the next day to the meet and for the ride home (shirt, pants/shorts, socks, under garments, etc).
  • Something to sleep in
  • We will have some snacks, G2 and water but feel free to pack a favorite snack.  Please make sure your athlete has a water bottle so they can stay hydrated.
  • Make sure the athlete brings something to do during travel and downtime (headphones, puzzles, book, games, etc)
  • Medication – If your athlete has to take medication please bring it and have it labeled for the coach. It is better if the medication is in the original bottle with the dosage and the times. Please let us know if they self medicate or need help.


The team we will meet at the SONC Office (2200 Gateway Centre Blvd # 201, Morrisville, NC 27560) no later than 1:45pm as we would like to depart at 2:00pm.

TimeFriday April 5th
2:00pmLeave SONC office in Morrisville
(2200 Gateway Centre Blvd # 201, Morrisville, NC 27560)
3:50pm-4:45pmArrive at Clarion Pointe New Bern
(1006 Old Cherry Point New Bern NC 28560 US)
[approx. 1hr 50min to 2hr 20min drive]
Panera Bread (2997 Dr. M.L.K Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562)
Chipotle Mexican Grill (2999 Dr. M.L.K. Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562)
7:30pm-8:00pmBack to the hotel
TimeSaturday April 6th
6:30am-7:15amWake up and pack for check-out
7:30am-8:15amBreakfast down in the lobby – mark arms
8:30am-8:45amcheck-out of hotel and leave for Twin Rivers YMCA
(100 YMCA Ln New Bern, NC 28560)
[approx. 8-16min drive]
9:00amDelegation check-in begins
10:00amCompetition Starts
2:00pmApproximate end time
2:15pm-3:00pmGrab lunch at Chick-fil-A (3000 M.L.K Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562)
3:00pmHead back to SONC office in Morrisville
5:00pm-5:30pmArrive at SONC office in Morrisville
[approx. 2-2:30 hr drive]